Vol. 34 Nbr. 4, June 2010
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- Learning from BP.
- Shift happens.
- Memo to the board from your permanent stockholders: all shareholders should respect the people who put the time and energy into governing companies. To enhance that respect, here are eight ideas that should be embraced in every boardroom in America.
- The year in governance: and what a year it was--full of crises and challenges. Our biggest ever month-by-month recap of the highlights and low points, the who's new and what's new, the successes and setbacks that shaped board oversight in 2009.
- The coming crisis in director recruitment: ... and what boards can do about it. This will include looking beyond the traditional talent pool.
- The state of the M&A market: deals are being completed at an increasing pace, but only by the strong.
- A compensation committee action plan: making informed business judgments about executive pay.
- Secure collaboration: the end of gatekeeping.
- Tapping the expertise of D&O insurance brokers: a global understanding of exposures is crucial.
- Directors to watch 2010: new rules from the SEC bring sharp focus to the issue of diversity on boards. This group of accomplished executives exemplifies the diversity of talent that is adding value to boards.
- Who's on board 2009: directors Roster annual review of newly elected board members.
- 2009 article index: the hot issues and agenda items that directors & boards authors tackled last year.
- Protect the value proposition: if most directors are earnestly at work on behalf of the shareholders, why are there so many reform proposals that could potentially diminish the effectiveness of boards?